MAIN ARENA - August 9, 2013 (Friday - Day 1)
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration
8:00 am - 8:05 am Introduction and Welcome
  ACVS INDIA Musical Extravaganza
8:05 am - 8:15 am

Special Lecture: Challenges for Interventional Cardiology in India over the next 10 years

8:15 am - 10:15 am Symposium: Innovations in PCI
 
8:15 am - 8:30 am Late complications following PCI: Incidence, diagnosis and management.
Next Generation Devices
8:30 am - 8:40 am Second generation stents – Have outcomes improved?
8:40 am - 8:50 am Biodegradable polymer stents – Are they the solution?
8:50 am - 9:00 am Biodegradable stents – Will they become the gold standard?

9:00 am - 9:10 am

Indigenous stent companies: New technologies and clinical data

9:10 am - 9:20 am

Drug eluting balloons: What is their role?

9:20 am - 9:30 am

Discussion

9:30 am - 10:15 am

LIVE CASE Demonstration - Case 1 & Case 2

10:15 am - 10:45 am
Guest Lecture: Top Five Things I Have Witnessed in My Career - Dr. Martin B. Leon
10:45 am - 12:00 pm Symposium: Imaging and functional assessment of CAD
 
10:45 am - 10:55 am IVUS vs. OCT: Where to invest when you have to choose one? - Dr. Gary S Mintz
10:55 am - 11:05 am

FFR – Is it the gold standard now for lesion assessment?

11:05 am - 11:20 am Putting it all together – How and when to use each of the adjunctive imaging/physiology modalities with case examples - Dr. Gary S Mintz
11:20 am - 12:00 am

LIVE CASE Demonstration - Case 3 & Case 4

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Symposium: Bifurcation Disease
 

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

LIVE CASE Demonstration - Dr. Antonio Colombo - Italy (Complex Coronary Disease Treated with Biodegradable Stents) - Case 5 & Case 6

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Dedicated bifurcation stents: Are they the answer? - Dr. Antonio Colombo
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Symposium: New Frontiers for Interventional Cardiology
Valvular Heart Disease - Aortic Valve Therapy

 
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: The Last 10 Years (Overview of Devices & Results) - Dr. Martin B. Leon
1:50 pm - 2:05 pm Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: The Next 10Years
2:05 pm - 2:15 pm Severe Aortic Stenosis: How to triage between medical therapy, balloon aortic valvuloplasty, surgery and TAVR ?
2:15 pm - 2:25 pm Next generation BAV Balloons – Overview of New Devices
2:25 pm - 2:30 pm Discussion

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

LIVE / LIVE IN A  BOX CASE Demonstration Dr. Eberhard Grube / Dr. Chris Naber - Germany (Live Case - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) - Case 7 & Case 8

Mitral Valve Therapy
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Overview of percutaneous therapies for mitral valve Disease
Other Frontiers
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Acute stroke intervention: What is required and is it feasible? - Dr. Horst Sievert
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Percutaneous left ventricular assist devices: Overview of devices and role in management of acute and
chronic heart failure
4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Renal denervation for treatment of hypertension: Overview of devices and techniques
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Left atrial appendage occlusion: Overview of devices and techniques - Dr. Horst Sievert
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Symposium: Appropriate Use of PCI

 
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm PCI vs. Medical Therapy for stable CAD
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm PCI vs. CABG: Who wins in India?
5:00 pm - 5:10 pm PCI appropriate use criteria: Is it the right time to employ them in India?
5:10 pm - 5:15 pm Discussion
5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Symposium: Improvement of Outcomes after STEMI

   
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm LIVE CASE Demonstration - Case 9 & Case 10
6:00 pm - 6:10 pm Improving STEMI outcomes-Symptom to Balloon vs Door to Balloon – Challenges in India
6:10 pm - 6:20 pm Complex Coronary Anatomy during Primary PCI - How to deal and surmount
6:20 pm - 6:40 pm Featured Lecture: The Evolution of Primary PCI: Innovations in devices & anticoagulation over the last thirty years – Have they improved outcomes? - Dr. Gregg W Stone
6:40 pm - 6:45 pm Discussion
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Inaugural Function

7:30 pm Onwards Cultural Programme Followed by Gala Dinner
   
MAIN ARENA - August 10, 2013 (Saturday - Day 2)
8:00 am - 9:30 am Symposium: Endovascular (Part 1)
 
8:00 am - 8:15 am Role of Carotid stenting: Update on devices and techniques with case examples.
       Complex Carotid Anatomy- How I handled it
       8:15 am - 8:22 am Case # 1 - Bovine arch
       8:22 am - 8:30 am Case #2 – Severe PVD
8:30 am - 8:45 am Overview of percutaneous treatment of aortic disease (TEVAR/EVAR): Indications, devices and procedural tips and tricks
8:45 am - 9:30 am LIVE CASE Demonstration - Carotid/Peripheral Intervention - Case 11 & Case 12
9:30 am - 11:45 am Debating the evidence (What do the trials really show?)
 

FREEDOM

9:30 am - 9:40 am All patients with multivessel disease should get CABG
9:40 am - 9:50 am There is still a role for PCI
9:50 am - 10:00 am Case presentation and discussion – bifurcation in LAD, focal circumflex & RCA
IABP – SHOCK2
10:00 am - 10:10 am There is no proven role for cardiac support in shock patients
10:10 am - 10:20 am There is a role – the trials just haven’t shown it
10:20 am - 10:30 am Case presentation and discussion
PREVAIL
10:30 am - 10:40 am

Left atrial appendage closure is superior to medical therapy for atrial fibrillation

10:40 am - 10:50 am Medical therapy is simpler and more cost Effective

10:50 am - 11:00 am

Case presentation - AF with relative contraindication to OHA in elderly patient
11:00 am - 11:45 am

LIVE CASE Demonstration - Case 13 & Case 14

11:45 am - 1:15 pm Symposium: Chronic Total Occlusions
 
Anterograde CTO Technique
11:45 am - 11:55 am Overview of CTO wires
11:55 am - 12:05 pm Devices and techniques to assist with reentry into the true lumen
Retrograde CTO Technique
12:05 pm - 12:15 pm When to choose the retrograde approach (anatomic and other considerations) ?
12:15 pm - 12:25 pm Case Examples of Retrograde Technique
12:25 pm - 12:30 pm Discussion
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

LIVE Case Demonstration - Case 15 & Case 16

1:15 am - 2:00 pm

LUNCH

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Symposium: Endovascular (Part 2)

 
2:00 pm - 2:10 pm SFA intervention: Update on indications and Technique
2:10 pm - 2:20 pm Infrapopliteal intervention: Update on indications and technique
2:20 pm - 2:30 pm Venous Interventions: How and when to perform?
2:30 pm - 2:40 pm Renal and mesenteric artery stenting: Indications and technique
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm LIVE Case Demonstration - Case 17 & Case 18

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Symposium: Challenges for Interventional Cardiology in India

 
3:30 pm - 3:40 pm Training programs: Is it time to have a formal structure?
3:40 pm - 3:50 pm Geographic Challenges: Providing access to cath labs for the population
3:50 pm - 4:00 pm Cost considerations - Discussion

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Symposium: Saphenous Vein Graft Intervention

 
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm Embolic protection: Overview of available devices and data
4:10 pm - 4:20 pm Is there a role for treating moderate disease in saphenous vein grafts?
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm Role of covered stents in SVG intervention
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm LIVE Case Demonstration - Case 19 & Case 20
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm Symposium: Structural Heart Disease
 
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Alcohol & RF septal ablation -Overview of indications & techniques
5:30 pm - 5:45 pm Large Vessel Stenting (Aorta & PA) – Indications & Techniques
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm Off label indications for closing nonductal shunt lesions with ADO2 device
6:15 pm - 6:30 pm Complications of Device closure & their management
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm LIVE Case Demonstration - Case 21 & Case 22
   
MAIN ARENA - August 11, 2012 (Sunday - Day 3)
8:00 am - 9:30 am Symposium: Pharmacology
 
8:00 am - 8:15 am Update on anticoagulants for PCI
8:15 am - 8:30 am Update on antiplatelet agents for PCI
8:30 am - 8:45 am Debate: Duration of Antiplatelet therapy
  Antiplatelets should be continued for at least one year (7 min)
  Antiplatelets can be stopped after 3 months (7 min)
8:45 am - 9:30 am LIVE Case Demonstration -  Case 23 & Case 24
9:30 am - 10:30 am Symposium: Update on Trials within India
  Top 4 selected Research Protocols 15 min. each
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Symposium: Left Main Disease
 
10:30 am - 10:45 pm PCI vs CABG for Left Main Disease: What does the evidence tell us and do we still need more trials?
10:45 am - 10:55 pm Decision making for CABG vs PCI – The Heart Team approach – Will it work in India?
Left Main PCI Case examples
10:55 am - 11:01 pm Case Example # 1 – Distal Bifurcation – 1 stent strategy
11:01 am - 11:07 pm Case Example # 2 – Distal Bifurcation – 2 stent strategy
11:07 am - 11:15 pm Case Example # 3 – Ostial/Body disease
11:15 am - 12:00 pm LIVE Case Demonstration -  Case 25 & Case 26
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PCI Complications and Management Sessions (case review)
Session consists of case examples of - Uncrossable and Undilatable lesions, AMI – Tips and Tricks, Stent Thrombosis Cases
Interesting Angio CD Session -– (8 case CDs each 5 min presentation & 2 min Discussion – Best Case – Award Apple I phone/ I Pad))
1:00 pm Highlights & Concluding Remarks - Followed by LUNCH